Funerals and Memorials

Funerals

There is something in the sound of the bagpipes that evokes our deepest emotions when we hear it. The same sound can be either exhilarating or deeply moving depending upon what tune or tunes are being played. Over the years, I have had countless people tell me that they want the bagpipes played at their funeral. Often Amazing Grace is requested but I have also been asked to play other tunes with special meaning. It is gratifying to me when I am able to honour their last request by providing this service.  

Before the Service

The bagpiper may play outside the church to call mourners together for the service.

During Service and After Service

The bagpiper can play a special piece during the service.The bagpiper may play outside the church as mourners are leaving the service.

 

Graveside

When playing graveside, the bagpiper can play as the mourners arrive and until the deceased is carried to their final resting place. The family often requests a special tune, usually Amazing Grace, at some point during the graveside service. After the service as the mourners are leaving the graveside, the bagpiper can play Going Home and other soulful melodies.

 

Contact

I am so Sorry for your loss during this difficult time,

Please contact me at 416-931-4121 or  SteveTurner@theweddingpiper.net

or fill out the form in Contact Info

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Kathryn Quick | Reply 09.10.2019 15.58

We are having a private memorial for my Dad on Friday, October 11th, 530-6pm at my cousin's home in Mulmur, behind Mansfield Ski Club. Would you be available?

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09.10 | 15:58

We are having a private memorial for my Dad on Friday, October 11th, 530-6pm at my cousin's home in Mulmur, behind Mansfield Ski Club. Would you be available?

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12.09 | 06:48

Nice post,

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09.09 | 18:31

Hi Steve
I m looking for a piper for a celebration of life on September 22nd at a golf club in north Burlington Are you available on that day ?

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20.08 | 11:44

HI Steve, wanted to connect about my golf tournament on Sept 10 and the cost to have a bag piper entertainment for when the reception kicks off. Its in Milton.

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